chevee

[ shuh-vey ]
/ ʃəˈveɪ /

noun Jewelry.

a smooth gem with a slightly depressed surface.

Nearby words

  1. chevalet,
  2. chevalier,
  3. chevalier, maurice,
  4. chevalier-montrachet,
  5. chevaux-de-frise,
  6. chevelure,
  7. cheveret,
  8. chevet,
  9. cheville,
  10. cheviot

Origin of chevee

< French chevée, noun use of feminine of chevé, past participle of chever to make a hollow in < Latin cavāre, derivative of cavus hollow; see cave

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